Skip to main content

Massachusetts Pirate Party

We are the party of open innovation, open government, open culture, and people first. https://masspirates.org

24
RESULTS
rss


PART OF
Netlabels
Media Type
24
audio
Year
3
2018
2
2017
11
2016
6
2015
2
(No Date)
Topics & Subjects
8
Pirate Party
3
Pirates
3
pirate
3
pirate party
2
FOIA
2
Local Elections
More right-solid
Collection
Creator
17
massachusetts pirate party
3
masspirates
Language
18
English
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Archived
Creator
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 545
favorite 0
comment 0
In this panel discussion Paul Paradise and Kendra Moyer talk about the dark web, tor, gamergate, internet trolls, and the use of distributed denial of service attacks as a way to supress political speech. This panel was recorded during the 2016 convention of the Massachusetts Pirate Party.
Topics: dark web, tor, internet trolls, pirate party, political speech, DDoS, denial of service
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 323
favorite 0
comment 0
Terra Friedrichs talks about how communities can use municipal rights to protect their local interests, especially where the environment is concerned.  The talk covers permits, the administrative court, home rule, public necessity, and thinking outside the box of allowable activism. This talk was recorded during the Massachusetts Pirate Party's annual conference, which was held on June 25th 2016. The PDF download option contains the talk slides.
Topics: Pirate Party, Municipal Rights, Environment, Permits, Activism, Home Rule, Public Necessity,...
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 307
favorite 0
comment 0
Town Meetings are a common form of town legislature in New England, and they're also a working example of direct democracy.  In this podcast, Steve Revilak talks about the ins and outs of Massachusetts town meetings.  The first half covers town meeting as an institution, and the logistics of getting elected: pulling nomination papers, gathering signatures, and campaigning.  The second half covers the mechanics of how town meetings are run: the moderator, the warrant, motions, substitute...
Topics: pirate, town meeting, direct democracy, local government
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 282
favorite 0
comment 0
James O'Keefe, Noe Kamelamela, and Aaron James have a panel discussion on Pirate Organizing.  The list of topics includes campaign organizing, working with volunteers, ranked choice voting, the importance of third parties, local elections, working with other groups, coalition building, the one-party system in Massachusetts, and marijuana legalization
Topics: Pirate Party, Organizing, Third Parties, Local Elections, Massachusetts, Marijuana Legalization
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 254
favorite 0
comment 0
This podcast was recorded at True Progress, an Aaron James campaign event.  True Progress took place at the Somerville Armory on August 30th, 2016.  The program is 0:00 Intro 3:24: Bill Rifkin (President of MassCann), on Ballot Question 4, which would legalize marijuana in Massachusetts. 7:42: Catherine Rifkin (Director of MassCann), on marijuana criminalization and prohibition. 13:36: Steve Mandilli on the benefits of Medical Marijuana for disabled veterans 27:58: Lori (BSafe) Law...
Topics: pirate party, marijuana, autism, veterans, medical marijuana, affordable housing
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 220
favorite 0
comment 0
Maya Shaffer is a reporter for the Bay State Examiner , and someone who's used Massachusetts public records law enough to know it inside and out.  This is a great talk, where Maya tells her stories of public records requesters in Massachusetts.  Highlights include: The time Maya made an in-person FOIA request to NEMLEC -- the Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council.  NEMLEC wasn't sure how to respond to an in-person request, so they called 911. An agency proposed a $400 fee to...
Topics: Massachusetts, Public Records, Secretary of the Commonwealth, FOIA
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 196
favorite 0
comment 0
Keynote address of the Massachusetts Pirate Party's 2016 convention.  The Keynote was given by Aaron James, the Pirate Party candidate for state legislature in Massachusetts 27th Middlesex district.
Topics: Pirate Party, Local Elections, Third Parties, Drug Law Reform
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 188
favorite 0
comment 0
James O'Keefe is the Captain of the Massachusetts Pirate Party, and a former Green Party candidate for Massachusetts Treasurer.  In this podcast, James talks about organizing campaign for local and state offices, with an emphasis on running local.  Topics include building a network of supporters, developing a core message, campaign logistics, fundraising and planning finances, the importance of communicating with your supporters, and organizing get out the vote efforts. This archive includes...
Topics: pirate party, local elections, political campaigns, get out the vote
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 188
favorite 0
comment 0
This episode contains three short talks from PirateCon 2016. (0:00) James O'Keefe on cctv.masspirates.org .  Our project to map surveillance cameras via open street map (6:10) Noe Kamelamela on how to choose a username (12:23) Kendra, on cryptoparties, free software, and dealing with personas.
Topics: MassPirates, PirateCon, Surveillance Cameras, CCTV, Usernames, Cryptoparty, Free Software
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 151
favorite 0
comment 0
Steve Revilak talks about being a town meeting member, and how you can get involved with local government
Topics: Pirate Party, Local Government, Town Meeting
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by masspirates
audio
eye 144
favorite 0
comment 0
From PirateCon 2015.  Seth Zeren and Tim Devin discussion visioning, tactical urbanism, the power of block party permits, and other ways in which residents can shape the cities they live in.
Topics: pirate, tactical urbanism, zoning, public spaces, block parties, experimentalism, intelligent...
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 141
favorite 0
comment 0
Piratecon 2015 panel about building third-party coalitions.  Panelists are Noelani Kamelamela (Pirate), Frank Jackson (Green-Rainbow), Alwin Hopfmann (Libertarian), Evan Falchuk (United Independent).
Topics: Pirate Party, Libertarian Party, Green-Rainbow Party, United Independent Party, duopoly, issues,...
Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 140
favorite 0
comment 0
Longtime activist and educator Desmond Ravenstone presents a talk about sex worker rights.  He covers the history of bordellos and how they were integral parts of the community in 19th century America, the different legal models in which sex work currently takes place, the social costs of criminalization, and various attempts to conflate sex work with human trafficking.  Desmond makes a strong case for harm reduction, and full decriminalization of sex work. This talk was recorded during the...
Topics: pirates, sex work, decriminalization, harm reduction
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 130
favorite 0
comment 0
This panel was recorded during the Pirate Party conference on April 29, 2017.  It features two speakers: Kendra Moyer and Wendy Joy Welsh. Kendra joins us via video link from Detroit, MI, to present the American Library Association's CRAAP method for evaluating sources. CRAAP stands for Currency (the timeliness of information), Relevance (how information relates to a given topic or question), Authority (who is the source, and what are their credentials), Accuracy (reliability, truthfulness,...
Topics: Pirate Party, media, integrity, corruption, CRAAP
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 129
favorite 0
comment 0
Terra Friedrichs is a former selectman from Acton, Massachusetts. She talks about her experience on the board, using a town's permitting authority as a negotiating tool, municipal rights, the importance of doing your homework, and not being afraid to put corporations on the spot.  Terra also talks about her no-money campaign for the Massachusetts state senate in 2016, and the difference between big P and little p progressives. This talk was recorded at the Democracy Center in Cambridge...
Topics: Pirates, local government, municipal rights, progressives
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by masspirates
audio
eye 126
favorite 0
comment 0
Keynote address from PirateCon 2015.  Fight for the future's Evan Greer talks about the fight for net neutrality.
Topics: pirate, net neutrality, fcc, cable monopoly, broadband, internet
Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 114
favorite 0
comment 0
PirateCon 2015. J. Patrick Brown and Allan Lasser of muckrock.com talk about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Public Records laws.
Topics: FOIA, Freedom of Information, Public Records, Transparency, Open Government, Pirates, Massachusetts...
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 114
favorite 0
comment 0
William Fleurant reports on some of the recent work done by the Massachusetts Meshnet group.  Will describes how the group provided wireless internet access to Boston's 2018 Freedom Rally, using inexpensive off-the-shelf hardware and free software. This talk was recorded during the Massachusetts Pirate Party's annual conference, on September 29, 2018.
Topics: meshnet, wireless internet, net neutrality, open internet, free software, freedom rally, pirate...
Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 112
favorite 0
comment 0
Aaron James is the Mass Pirate Party's candidates for state representative in Massachusetts 27th Middlesex district. This is a recording of Aaron's campaign policy kickoff, which was held at the Somerville Armory on June 14th. Program - 0:00 Chris and Matt on Knowing Aaron - 10:37 Adriana and Lori from BSafe - 15:24 Noe on LGBT+ issues - 23:47 Steve on affordable housing goals - 32:33 Pat Tracy on mental health issues - 41:36 Jamie on privacy and surveillance - 52:51 Aaron, on climate change,...
Topics: Pirate Party, LGBT, Affordable Housing, Autism, Law Enforcement, Mental Health, Privacy, climate...
Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 105
favorite 0
comment 0
Members of the Massachusetts Pirate Party, #WageAction coalition, and Socialist Alternative discuss wages, income inequality, and worker's struggles.
Topics: #WageAction, Income Inequality, Socialist Alternative, 15 Now, Raise Up Massachusetts, Living Wage,...
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 97
favorite 0
comment 0
These are two lightning talks from the 2018 Massachusetts Pirate Party conference. (0:00) Joesph Oronoski talks about ways to serve your community, such as volunteering for civic organizations, serving on a committee, or running for office. (7:53) Steve Revilak talks about his work with the Surveillance Study Committee in Arlington Massachusetts.
Topics: Pirate Party, community service, surveillance, lightning talks
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 85
favorite 0
comment 0
These are lightning talks (short ~ 5 minute talks) from the 2015 Massachusetts Pirate Party conference
Topics: Torrents, Writing, Zines, Campaign Finance, Police Brutality, Open Street Maps, Pirates
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by masspirates
audio
eye 68
favorite 0
comment 0
In this podcast, Aaron James, Adam Friedman, and Joseph Onoroski talk about electoral action. Aaron James was the Pirate Party candidate for 27th Middlesex State Representative in 2016. Adam Friedman the Executive Director of Voter Choice Massachusetts , a movement of volunteers dedicated to educating the public about Ranked Choice Voting. Joseph Onoroski is a member of the Massachusetts Pirate Party. The panel covers topics such as the will of the people vs. the will of the legislators, Ranked...
Topics: masspirates, pirateparty, elections, ranked choice voting, third parties, spoiler candidates,...
Massachusetts Pirate Party
by Massachusetts Pirate Party
audio
eye 68
favorite 0
comment 0
Officer election discussions from the 2015 Massachusetts Pirate Party conference
Topics: pirates, officers, pirate council, third parties, swarmcare, activism, media, just run for office